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Decorating a Cool 1950s Soda Bar With Coca-Cola Decor

Jan 17, 2017 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Some years ago our RetroPlanet.com offices were based in Salem, NH rather than our current location, in Nashua. Our store was known as Vintage Vending then. These photos are of showroom displays we had in our earlier location. Unfortunately, we no longer own these items but we thought it would be fun to share these

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1950s Decorating Ideas With Home Decor From Retro Planet

Dec 28, 2016 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

In addition to having an abundance of style, 50s decor has a clean look that is especially great when you’re looking for a fresh, new design aesthetic for your home. Here we present decorating ideas using retro home decor that you can find at RetroPlanet.com. This includes something for nearly every room in your home—your

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The Magic of Vintage Globes and Decorating Ideas With Globes

Nov 01, 2016 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

I really have a weakness for vintage globes. What I consider a very appealing characteristic is that they were made with such a wide variety of colors. There are vintage globes printed in pastels, primary colors and some in nearly neon colors. Another thing I love about globes is they way they invoke a wistfulness

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Make Your Decor Pop with Howie Green Wall Murals

Oct 13, 2016 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Howie Green is a talented artist who’s been in the community spotlight since the early 1970’s. And it shows. His artwork harkens to the free-spirited, counterculture movements of the day with absolute perfection. Not quite flower power, but definitely groovy. It’s easy to see the influence of artistic forefathers like Warhol and Lichtenstein, not to

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Ideas For Halloween Decorating Suggestions

Oct 08, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Get your spook on this Halloween with our fun decorating ideas. As you prepare your costume and stock up on candy, we’d like to share some terrific Halloween decor items with you. Our metal signs and other retro-inspired products will help you get ready for a night of fright!     Our heavy-duty metal signs

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Vintage Decorating Ideas with Trending Colors

Feb 23, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Ready to refresh your decor? Pantone, the foremost authority on color trends, has released their color forecast for Spring 2015. With the intensity of winter storms that we’ve been experiencing here in the northeast, many of us are not only ready for warmer weather but are looking forward to sprucing up our interiors with decor

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How to Hang 4 Vertical Signs or Decals

Jan 30, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

We offer over 5,000 different signs and wall decals on our website, with the majority of our signs being vertical rectangles. Sure we offer round, square and all kinds of die-cut shapes but traditionally most signs are designed as vertical rectangles and that’s what this blog is about—taking 4 vertical signs with a related theme

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Vintage Suitcases As Retro Travel Decor

Nov 19, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Repurposing vintage finds into new items is very popular right now, as is using old things in new and unexpected ways. And decorating with vintage luggage is currently one of these great trends. From antique suitcases with leather handles to vinyl versions from the ’50s and ’60s, all types of travel bags are being used

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